Homebuyers on the hunt for bargain pricing in Atlanta these days are going to have to sacrifice something — and in many case, sheer space is the first amenity to jump ship.
That’s not to say flats in prime locations with price points near $100,000 aren’t out there. They just don’t offer much more than 400 square feet, which in space-hungry Atlanta is a number that can probably induce night sweats.
Analysts at NeighborhoodX crunched the data and found that asking prices for truly tiny condos can span from $85,000 on Marietta Street downtown to $145,000 on Collier Road. Spaces range between 412 and 543 square feet, with the two smallest for-sale units appearing in the same building right now.
Here’s a ranking of the three smallest condos on the Atlanta market at the moment, starting with the tiniest. All three were micro before micro was trendy:
In a 1965 building on Charles Avenue in Virginia-Highland, this 412-square-foot condo is minuscule by Atlanta standards but not lacking in style. It’s marketed, perhaps smartly, as someone’s future pied-à-terre. The price was chopped last month down to $115,000:
In the leafy heart of Midtown, $94,900 buys a bedroom, bathroom, stacked washer/dryer and checkerboard kitchen flooring. It’s a relative sprawler with 435 square feet:
Back on Saint Charles Avenue in Va-Hi, the Big Kahuna of this shortlist is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit offering 436 square feet and a generally clean aesthetic. Going rate is $119,000:
- Atlanta: Smallest apartments for sale (Aug. 2016) [NeighborhoodX]